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Join us! Friends of the Family’s work is both challenging and rewarding. It offers employees and volunteers the chance to develop new skills, connect with like-minded people, and share and learn from others. And most importantly, it provides the opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of the individuals that come to us for support.

Friends of the Family

Current vacancies

Volunteer Befrienders 

Our 5s to 13s Befriending service is looking for new volunteer Befrienders to join the team. This rewarding role builds a unique bond with a focus child aged between 5 and 13, spending 2 hours a week supporting and engaging with a young person through activities that increase their confidence, and show them more of what life has to offer. You’ll receive all the training you need to fulfil your voluntary role, regular supervision and opportunities to connect with like minded people.

The next two day training programme is on Wednesday 1st and Saturday 4th November 9.30 – 4.30pm in central Winchester.

Interested to find out more? Please contact or call the team today on 01962 864466

To apply, please complete and return the application form below and we hope to hear from you soon!

5s to 13s Befriending Role Description

Application Form


We are at an exciting stage of the charity’s development and are seeking an individual with a background in finance and / or accounting to guide the development of our work and help us to make a real difference to the families in our community. For more information please see the job description below, or for an informal chat with the Chair of Trustees or one of our friendly team please get in touch by emailing

To apply, please complete and return the application form below and we hope to hear from you soon!

Finance and Accounting Trustee Job Description

Application Form

Quotes - Winchester charity
  • “Friends of the Family is a great charity to work for as it offers me the chance to support children and their families in a holistic way. I love working with the different children, families and the volunteers and feel privileged to be able to offer this unique service at a time when children and their families need it most.”

    Sam Hunt, 5s to 13s Manager